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TIM PEAKE'S PRINCIPIA MISSION TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 825: tabled on 07 December 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates astronaut Tim Peake on his Principia mission and on joining the International Space Station crew for Expedition 46/47 on 15 December 2015; notes that Tim Peake will be the first British European Space Agency astronaut to visit the International Space Station, where he will spend six months as part of the international crew; and further notes that the mission will encourage students and young people to get involved in technology and engineering, and to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects that will set them up for future careers in those industries.

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In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.